Other books byAlexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo
One of the great thrillers of literature, The Count of Monte Cristo is a classic tale of malice, conspiracy and retribution â with a moral at its center. Edmond DantÃ¨s makes his audacious bid for freedom from the living death of the Chateau d'If, hell-bent on compensating his friends but destroying those who had falsely incriminated him. He is to find however that revenge is bitter-sweet.
The Three Musketeers
'God's teeth!' Unfailingly exciting and a complete joy to read, this new translation of The Three Musketeers brings Dumas's original to buoyant life. This beautiful gift edition is published in advance of the major BBC One adaptation. WITH A NEW TRANSLATION BY WILL HOBSON All for one, and one for all! Four men -- the young Gascon D'Artagnan and the legendary musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis -- are ready to sacrifice everything, from their purses to their lives, for the common good. Propelled by the wicked machinations of Cardinal Richelieu and the magnetic Milady de Winter, the devoted friends adventure across seas and over rooftops, from masked balls to a medieval prison, to defend the honour of the Queen and the life of the King. Dashing, knockabout, romantic, violent, tongue-in-cheek, chilling and tragic, The Three Musketeers is a wonderful piece of storytelling.
The Three Musketeers: Illustrated Young Readers' Edition
All For One, One For All! When daring young swordsman d’Artagnan travels to Paris seeking honor and fortune in the king’s Guard, he quickly befriends the famed three Musketeers—Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. Loyal servants to the crown, the four friends cross swords with street criminals, face the cardinal’s Guards in duels to the death, and save the honor of the queen by unraveling treasonous schemes in a race against time. It will take epic courage, chivalry, and skill to thwart the plots against them and achieve victory at last.Alexandre Dumas’s classic swashbuckling tale of adventure, swordplay, and unbreakable friendship is enriched with brand-new, action-packed illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.
The Man in the Iron Mask
Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. This edition of The Man in the Iron Mask includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword. "You are about to hear," said Aramis, "an account which few could now give; for it refers to a secret which they buried with the dead...." So begins the magnificent concluding story of the swashbuckling Musketeers, Aramis, Athos, Porthos, and D'Artagnan. Aramis--plotting against the King of France--bribes his way into the jail cells of the Bastille where a certain prisoner has been entombed for eight long years. The prisoner knows neither his real name nor the crime he has committed. But Aramis knows the secret of the prisoner's identity...a secret so dangerous that its revelation could topple the King from his throne! Aramis...plotting against the King? The motto of the Musketeers has been "All for one, and one for all." Has Aramis betrayed his friends? Is this the end of the Musketeers? At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.